sPower and PSEG Long Island have announced the completion of sPower’s solar plant in Riverhead, N.Y.
The project, totaling 20 MW AC, will provide power for approximately 2,870 homes annually and remove 23,970 metric tons of CO2 each year.
During eight months of construction, the Riverhead project employed approximately 220 workers, who logged nearly 71,000 hours of paid labor.
sPower will remain the operator of the Riverhead project and looks forward to continued work in the region.
sPower’s CEO, Ryan Creamer, says, “We are honored to be long-term neighbors with Long Island communities. Bringing solar power to this state sets an example of civic responsibility to the rest of the country.”
“PSEG Long Island is a proud supporter of a clean, renewable energy future on Long Island,” adds Paul Napoli, vice president of power markets for PSEG Long Island. “We commend sPower for its innovation and working with us to provide clean energy to our customers and helping to reduce the dependency on fossil fuels in our region.”